Consultant / Senior Consultant / Associate

An exciting opportunity exists at Quinlan & Associates, a leading independent strategy consulting firm specialising in the financial services industry.

We are looking to hire a number of full-time Senior Consultants / Associates / Senior Associates, with between two to six years of relevant experience, to assist with the company’s rapid growth trajectory and support our strong project pipeline in 2022.



  • Serving as a key team member on a wide spectrum of consulting projects

Thought Leadership

  • Supporting the production of industry thought leadership reports

Business Development

  • Producing client-ready marketing material and project pitches

On a daily basis, you will focus on conducting detailed analysis, as well as a combination of primary and secondary research. Your key responsibilities will include:

• Analysis, interpretation, and synthesis of industry and market data

• Detailed competitor analysis and benchmarking

• Organisational case studies and deep-dives

• Research on policy and regulatory developments in our key focus industries

• Development of detailed financial models and forecasts

• Interviews / liaisons with key internal and external stakeholders (including primary research and survey design)

• Preparation of final client project deliverables, together with presentations to clients

• Provision of support to Partners on project proposals, thought leadership reports, and client presentations, on an ad hoc basis

What we look for

You will be an experienced consultant with two to six years of experience in management consulting / corporate strategy (i.e. Big 4, MBB, boutique, internal corporate strategy), having focused on delivering large-scale and complex strategic projects.

In addition, you will have:

• Proven strategy project experience in the financial services industry

• Experience in one or more the following projects: corporate strategy development, new market entry, M&A strategy, strategic / commercial due diligence, organisational data strategy, new product development, digital transformation, process re-engineering, operating model development, regulatory strategy

• Experience working with clients in one or more of the following industries: investment / retail / commercial / corporate banking, asset management, market infrastructure, brokerages, insurance companies, payments / wallets / remittances, virtual / digital banking, online lending, crypto / digital assets, e-commerce, InsurTech, RegTech, WealthTech

• A sound understanding of financial and economic concepts, coupled with a sound knowledge of current industry trends

• An outstanding academic track record from a top-tier university (i.e. 2:1 / upper second class honours or higher as a minimum)

• Strong problem-solving and lateral thinking skills

• Robust quantitative skills and the ability to work with large volumes of data

• A proactive attitude with the capacity to work independently and as part of a team

• Outstanding written and verbal communication skills

• Native fluency in English (both written and verbal)

• Excellent Microsoft Office skills (especially MS Excel and PowerPoint)

• An unmatched hunger to learn with a strong ownership mindset

• A good sense of humour

• The ability to work in Hong Kong

Please note that proficiency in Chinese (both Mandarin and Cantonese) is preferred but not required.

What we offer

We offer our Consultants comprehensive on-the-job training, mentorship by senior finance and strategy professionals, and unmatched exposure to the world of management consulting. We provide our employees with a challenging and stimulating career and the chance to work alongside a diverse array of innovative clients across a variety of industries and markets. Most importantly, we pride ourselves on our unique company culture built around a collaborative, innovative, and fun working environment.

Who we are

Quinlan & Associates is a leading independent strategy consulting firm specialising in the financial services industry. We are the first firm to offer end-to-end strategy consulting services.

From strategy formulation to execution, to ongoing reporting, communications, and corporate training, we translate cutting-edge strategic advice into commercially executable solutions.

With our team of top-tier financial service and strategy consulting professionals and our global network of alliance partners, Quinlan & Associates gives its clients the most up-to-date industry insights from around the world, putting them an essential step ahead of their competitors. Quinlan & Associates. Strategy with a Difference.

How to apply

Required Documents:

• C.V.

• Cover letter

• Official Academic Transcript (unofficial or incomplete transcripts will not be considered)

Optional Documents:

Any additional references, qualifications, or test scores (e.g. CFA, CAIA, FRM, etc.)


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